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Last updated 03 April 2016

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Commonwealth of Australia 2010

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Requests to publish Department of Health content may require written confirmation from you that you will access our website at least every 30 days to ensure you are displaying the most recent version.

Guidelines for Linking to our Website

The Department of Health welcomes links from other websites to the Department of Health website.

If you intend to create a link, we request that you adopt the following guidelines:

  • When linking to the website link to main collection level pages wherever possible.
  • Deep linking is permitted, however this can create maintenance overheads as the page to which you link to may move or become unavailable.
  • Where appropriate to the context of the link it is good practice to indicate the website to which the user will link.

The correct name for the department is Department of Health.

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All the material on our Web site is subject to copyright. You must not:

  • Unlawfully use any of our material; or
  • Pass off content from our site as your own. This includes copying or re-using parts of the site.

Last updated 03 April 2016